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Thank you for your interest in joining the Health Brigade team. Health Brigade offers competitive salaries and benefits as well as the opportunity to effect positive change in our community every day.

To be considered for any advertised position, applicants must submit at minimum a resume and cover letter. If additional items are required, they will be specified in the job posting. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter the specific position for which you are applying.

HEALTH BRIGADE IS PROUD TO BE AN INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATION

Health Brigade does not discriminate in hiring practices, services or policy with regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKING AT HEALTH BRIGADE

Workplace health and safety are paramount at Health Brigade.  We serve many patients and clients with compromised immune systems.  Our commitment to them and to each other is to ensure we take our own health seriously and never place others at risk for illnesses we may be spreading with or without symptoms.  Therefore, it is mandatory for working at Health Brigade that you provide verification of the following prior to your first day at Health Brigade:

  • Verification of last flu vaccine
  • Verification of TB screening within the past 12 months
  • Verification of COVID vaccine

If you are offered a position as an employee, and you have not met the health requirements, a consult with Health Brigade’s Medical Director will be required to develop a plan toward adherence. This may result in delay of your planned start date for service.

 

 


Medical Assistant

Health Brigade (HB), formerly Fan Free Clinic is seeking a full time Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant will carry out responsibilities which ensure high quality, well-coordinated patient care in the medical clinic according to Health Brigade’s mission. The Medical Assistant will work closely with the medical team to ensure that supplies, documentation, follow up activities related to patient care, and support staffing are optimized for efficient, compliant provision of high-quality patient care.

Requirements

· Medical Assistant certification

· Bilingual capabilities highly preferred (English/Spanish). Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.

· Exceptional customer service and communication skills.

· Demonstrated phlebotomy skills.

· Experience and proficiency with electronic medical records

· Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow.

· Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer skills.

· Must be able to pass periodic competency assessments within first three months of employment.

· Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined.

· CPR certification (BLS)

 

Compensation

Compensation starts at $16/hour plus benefits, generous PTO and holiday schedule, flexible work environment

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:

1. Email resume and a list of three professional references to: Polly Foster [email protected]
2. Application questions https://form.jotform.com/220183681281150

 

Any resume sent without the accompanying application questions or references will NOT be considered.

No phone calls please. Application deadline: May 27th at 5pm.

Workplace health and safety are paramount at Health Brigade. Therefore, it is mandatory for working or volunteering at Health Brigade that you provide verification of the following prior to your first day at Health Brigade:

· Verification of last flu vaccine

· Verification of TB screening within the past 12 months

· Verification of COVID vaccine

If you are offered a position as an employee, and you have not met the health requirements, a consult with Health Brigade’s Medical Director will be required to develop a plan toward adherence. This may result in delay of your planned start date for service.

 

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Bilingual Care Navigator

Health Brigade, formerly Fan Free Clinic, is seeking a full time Bilingual Care Navigator to work in an integrated health care setting. The Bilingual Care Navigator is responsible for navigating Health Brigade patients through the healthcare system. This includes patient education, ongoing navigation, and working with outside agencies to coordinate patient care.

Education and experience:

• Has experience working in human service field and/or case management experience.

• Has knowledge of the Medicaid Expansion in Virginia.

 

Skills and Abilities

• Experience working with a diverse client/patient population, including people of color, individuals for whom English is not their first language, individuals who identify as LGBTQ+, individuals living with chronic illness, etc.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• An ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team.

• Bilingual in English/Spanish is required.

• Candidates must demonstrate exceptional computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office products are required.

 

Primary Responsibilities

Navigation

• Assist eligible patients in enrolling and keeping Medicaid coverage by helping them complete the application process and successfully access care by becoming familiar with their benefits.

• Complete Weekly Medicaid Eligibility Checks to determine Medicaid Status utilizing Medicaid Enterprise System.

• Collaborate with Referral and Registration Coordinator to assist patients with transitioning between Medicaid and Safety Net services.

• Assisting Patient with linkage to services and community resources as needed.

Prior Authorizations

• Collaborate with Medication Coordinator to complete Prior Authorizations for medications for PrEP and Medicaid patients.

• Collaborate with an Interdisciplinary Team to address service appeals and prior authorization to receive necessary services

Medicaid Specialty Care Referrals

• Complete Medicaid Specialty Referrals

• Maintain a list of Specialist that are in network with all 6 Managed Care Organizations

• Complete Referral tracking including locating specialist in network with Managed Care Organization, submitting referral to specialist, assisting patient with scheduling appointment when necessary and requesting medical records.

Employees must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of staff within the organization. HB expects individuals to have a strong work ethic and commitment to our mission and values. Successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound decision making, strong personal and professional boundaries, good judgement, and discretion.

COMPENSATION

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Full benefit package with paid vacation and holidays

TO APPLY

1. Email resume and a list of three professional references to: Polly Foster [email protected] 2. Complete application questions https://form.jotform.com/221156792678164

Any resume sent without the accompanying application questions or references will not be considered.

No phone calls please. Application deadline: May 27th at 5pm.

 


Vaccine Coordinator

Health Brigade is currently seeking a full-time Vaccine Coordinator.  The Vaccine Coordinator will oversee all aspects of vaccine administration with the goal of expanding vaccine education and access to the diverse population served by our on-site and outreach community programs.

Job Description

The Vaccine Coordinator oversees all operations of vaccine management and will participate in program development.  In conjunction with the Medical Director, the Clinic Manager and the members of the Health Outreach team, the Vaccine Coordinator will develop and implement a program to expand education, access, and uptake to all vaccines that Health Brigade (HB) has access to.  Expanding vaccine education and access within our Comprehensive Harm Reduction (CHR)/Needle Exchange program will be a particular focus of program development and the Vaccine Coordinator will ensure that licensed, trained volunteers are available in the field to provide vaccine services. This role works closely with our program staff, volunteers, and partner organizations.  The Vaccine Coordinator is responsible for education, vaccine administration, and record keeping including quality data management.

 

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimal training as RN with nursing license in the State of Virginia
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Current BLS
  • Experience with vaccine administration and patient education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong clinical management skills (staff and volunteer training, supervision, and scheduling)
  • Advanced computer skills including but not limited to use of Word, Excel, Outlook and electronic medical records
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Sound decision-making and professional judgement
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ordering, administering, and inventory control of vaccines including tracking usage, wastage and administration, and updating the Virginia Immunization Information System (VIIS) and the electronic health record to accurately reflect vaccine usage.
  • Develops and maintains updated administrative policies and materials necessary for vaccine administration such as vaccine standing orders, pre-vaccination checklists, consent forms and vaccine information statements.
  • Leads program development of a vaccine education and implementation strategy that is tailored to the various patients and clients who seek our services in the medical clinic and out in the community, including but not limited to:
    • RWB (case management program for persons living with AIDS)
    • HIV prevention programs
    • CHR program/needle exchange
    • Community partners (Latinx outreach programs, VA League for Safer Streets, etc.)
  • Participates in community outreach activities to provide vaccine education and administration.
  • Develops and implements a plan to ensure that Medical Clinic patients are advised of the vaccines for which they are eligible and routinely notified when they are due for immunization.
  • Educates staff, volunteers and the community on the importance of vaccines, including development of educational materials.
  • Supervises the training and work of staff and volunteer vaccine educators/vaccinators and maintains training records.
  • Quality data management to ensure rigorous internal controls and patient safety, and to monitor improvements in vaccine uptake throughout the organization.
  • Works closely with partner organizations on cooperative efforts for community acceptance and participation in the vaccine program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

COMPENSATION

Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Full benefit package with paid vacation and holidays

 

TO APPLY

  1. Email resume and a list of three professional references to: Polly Foster [email protected]
  2. Application questions  https://form.jotform.com/220556663516155

 

Any resume sent without the accompanying application questions or references will not be considered.

No phone calls please.   Application deadline: May 27 at 5pm.

 


 

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer.